… or 18 years old if you are homeless or a former foster youth.
You, and your dependent children, are citizens or residents with Social Security numbers.
If you earned less than $57,414 in 2021, you could qualify. It depends on your income (also known as AGI) and how many dependents you claim on your taxes. See below to find out if you qualify!
|Children or Relatives Claimed||Maximum AGI|
(Single, Head of Household, Widowed or Married Filing Separately)
(Married Filing Jointly)
|3 or more||$53,057||$59,187||$6,935|
The only way to claim the EITC is to file your federal taxes.
It’s not too late to file your taxes and claim your money. You can claim your EITC for up to three years. So, if you didn’t file last year or previous years, but you qualified for the EITC according to the chart above, you could be leaving money on the table.
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